Officials responsible for Anti-Jewish acts in France

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Karl Oberg, Reinhardt Heydrich et Helmut Knochen

Karl Oberg, Reinhardt Heydrich et Helmut Knochen

German Authorities

Higher SS and German Police Commanders

  • Heinrich HIMMLER: State Leader (Reichsführer) of the SS and all of its organizations, including the SiPo-SD and Gestapo; Interior Minister and, after Hitler, the most powerful man in Germany from 1943 to the end of 1944. Chief of the Nazi concentration camp system and of the plan for the Final Solution of the Jewish question. Born in 1900; captured and committed suicide in 1945 before he could be tried.
  • Karl OBERG: Head of the SS in France (SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Polizei). Born in 1897; condemned to death in France in 1954; sentence commuted in 1958; freed in 1962; died in 1965.
  • Herbert HAGEN: Oberg's personal aide (SS-Sturmbannführer). Born in 1913; not tried until 1979; sentenced to 12 years in prison in Cologne, Germany in 1980.
  • Adolf EICHMANN: Head of the Jewish Affairs office at Gestapo headquarters in Berlin (SS-Obersturmbannführer), considered one of the main forces behind the murders of Europe's Jews. Born in 1906; captured in Argentina by Israeli agents, tried in Jerusalem and hanged June 1, 1962.

Security Police (Sicherheitspolizei und Sicherheitsdienst (SiPo-SD)

Officials at the National Level in France

The Jewish Affairs Service of the Gestapo

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